from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Plant: phytogenesis.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- Pertaining to or derived from plants.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A combining form from Gr. fyto`n a plant.
The phyto- here comes from a Greek root meaning "something that has grown"—usually used to refer to plants, but just as applicable to hair.
Potential risks and benefits of phyto- estrogen-rich diets.
For this book, we will examine the following CAM modalities: Mind-Body medicine; dietary supplements, phyto- or plant-based nutrients, and hormones; traditional Chinese medicine; acupuncture; European herbals; naturopathy; homeopathy; chiropractic; Ayurvedic medicine; as well as spirituality and healing.
If Henry ducked his head beneath the wooden hull, he’d see weeds and gooseneck barnacles growing on its bottom, a nursery for the phyto- and Zooplankton at the base of the food chain.